Manly to Shelly Beach – Sydney Coastal Walk with Kids

Walking Manly to Shelly Beach with Kids Manly to Shelly Beach is one of the world’s most magical walks, if the weather is playing ball. When the sun shines and the wind is in hiding this walk makes Sydney seem like the most beautiful place on earth.   This is the first Sydney Coastal Walk […]

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga in Sydney.

Tiger exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek The Sumatran Tiger Exhibit at Taronga is world class. We visited last week and we’re just blown away. It’s far better than you can imagine given what Taronga’s other exhibits are like.    Both mom and kids were completely taken aback. Completely.    This post covers […]

A guide to picnics in Sydney - how about a picnic at Little Manly Point

Little Manly Point – Perfect for a Picnic

Little Manly Point Picnic  We’ve spent a lot of time in the Little Manly Point area but generally to go to the beach.  On this particular day, we’d been for a walk around North Head, doing the Fairfax walk and needed somewhere to sit down to enjoy our picnic. Even on its own, a picnic […]

Sydney Coastal Walks

Dee Why Coastal Walk – along the cliffs with Kids

Dee Why Coastal Walk – along the cliffs with Kids The Dee Why Coastal Walk is beautiful. It’s really unassuming, almost hidden. It’s just a lovely nature walk.  My husband discovered the Dee Why Coastal Walk when out running one day. He then bravely took the kids for a walk, by himself. Upon seeing the […]

Taking the Ferry to Watsons Bay – A Sydney Must

The Ferry to Watsons Bay  If you’re visiting Sydney for more than two days, you have to take a ferry from the City or Manly to Watson’s Bay. If you live in Sydney and you haven’t done the ferry to Watsons Bay yet you are crazy.   It is one of those iconic trips that […]

Sydney Coastal Walks with Kids

Forty Baskets Beach Walk With Kids

Middle Harbour Reserve to Forty Baskets Beach – The Coastal Walk with Kids   We visited Middle Harbour Reserve primarily for the playground and discovered its actually a really cool place. Not only is there a big piece of open grass but it looks out over the water and has a fairly straightforward path running […]

Sydney Wild Life Zoo – I’m not a fan

Sydney Wild Life in Darling Harbour, I’m not a fan   I’m not a fan of zoos, circuses with live animals or any form of animals in captivity or exploitation. There are exceptions though. We do visit places that have taken animals in for conservation purposes. Either to protect the species or protect a particular […]

the new Hallstrom Park and Cycleway in Willoughby

The New Hallstrom Park Playground in Willoughby

The New and Much Improved Hallstrom Park Playground and Cycleway, Willoughby Hallstrom Park in Willoughby is fantastic The New Hallstrom Park Playground has three draw cards, a playground, pram friendly walking areas and the bike path.   Since I wrote my first post on Hallstrom Park the playground has undergone a major renovation and it’s […]

Visiting The Grounds at Alexandria with Kids

The Grounds at Alexandria with Kids Doing the Grounds at Alexandria with Kids is completely possible and it doesn’t need to be overwhelming. I love heading out there and even make sure to pop in for a visit every time I go to the airport.    The Grounds in Alexandria is actually family friendly. It […]

Timezone Macquarie Park

Timezone Macquarie Park

TIMEZONE MACQUARIE PARK Timezone Macquarie Park is the best place to take little boys and little girls for an hour or two of insane fun. Where else can you bash things, throw things, kick things and get to choose a reward.   Timezone Macquarie has just opened so I would get there as soon as […]